Leftovers

My all-time favorite meal growing up was my mom’s leftover hash from her pot roast.

She made pot roast on many Sundays. Our family would feast on her roast after church. Then I would cut up what was left (some meat, potatos, carrots and onions) add a little gravy and white bread (for sopping up the gravy ) and I’d have this hash delicacy for several meals.

Some folks think they can grab hold of God’s grace or mercy any time they need some. But God is the One who gives His grace any way He wants, any time He wants, to whomever He wants.

And at the end of the day grace is spent. There’s no mercy left to dispence.

There are no grace or mercy leftovers

The Isrealites learned that lesson in the desert when God sent the manna from heaven.

Moses told them to gather just enough for their daily provision. If they tried to store some for the next day the manna would be rotton from maggots. Exodus 16:20

God only supplies us with the grace and mercy we need for the day we’re living in. Both his grace and mercy are intermitable but only for today.

This I recall to my mind,
Therefore I have hope.
The Lord’s lovingkindnesses [a]indeed never cease,
For His compassions never fail.They are new every morning;
Great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:21-23

About Steven Sawyer

God blessed me with the gift of writing. Mom told me I wrote paragraphs in second grade when others were learning to write sentences. I spent more than three decades in professional writing gigs. For the past eight years I've combined my passion for writing with my love for the Lord. He and I write a Christ-centered, family-friendly blog to glorify God Monday-thru Friday at https://stevensawyer.wordpress.com/. My wife and I have four grown children and two precious granddaughters we co-parent with their mom. I'm a Galatians 2:20 disciple of Christ seeking to allow Christ to live His life in me, through me, and as me.
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2 Responses to Leftovers

  1. Doug Mc Clintock says:

    This is an amazing read, can you apply it to day’s world ?

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